CITY OF SAN FERNANDO The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) is urging its members across Central Luzon to avail of the "Konsultasyong Sulit at Tama" (Konsulta) package, a primary care benefit in line with the provision of Republic Act No. 11223 or the Universal Healthcare Act.

The package gives all Filipinos access to a primary care facility so that they can consult with any accredited Konsulta provider in the region.

Through the Konsulta program, PhilHealth aims to improve the health of its members by having a package for early detection of diseases.

The PhilHealth Konsulta package covers preventive care including consultations, health risks screening and assessment, 13 laboratory tests, and 21 maintenance drugs and medicines.

The medicines include antimicrobial, fluid and electrolytes, anti-asthma, anti-dyslipidemia, anti-hypertensive, anti-thrombotics, and antihistamine.

The package also includes laboratory tests like complete blood count (CBC) with platelet count, urinalysis, fecalysis, sputum microscopy, fecal occult blood, pap smear, lipid profile, fasting blood sugar, oral glucose tolerance test, electrocardiogram (ECG), chest x-ray, creatinine, and hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test.

PhilHealth members may register via the member portal at or through a social worker in an accredited Konsulta facility, local government units, PhilHealth local insurance office, or the Corporate Action Center via (02) 8441-7442 and avail of preventive care at some 267 public and private Konsulta-accredited facilities in Central Luzon.